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September 9th 06, 06:43 PM
gaz wrote:
> Remembering The Zebra Killings
> By James Lubinskas
> FrontPageMagazine.com | August 30, 2001
>
> MOST SERIAL KILLINGS in America take on a life of their own through
> movies, books and documentaries. The crimes of Charles Manson, Jeffrey
> Dahmer and The Son of Sam are still well remembered years after they
> were committed. Yet there is one set of serial killings that has been
> almost completely forgotten and is rarely mentioned in popular
> culture.
>
> The Zebra Killings occurred in the San Francisco bay area between 1972
> and 1974 and left 71 people dead. They were dubbed the Zebra Killings
> because of the radio channel used by the police investigating the case
> (channel Z). The name would take on a more sinister meaning as it
> became apparent that a group of blacks was systematically stalking and
> killing whites simply because of the color of their skin.
>
> Zebra (1979) was written by crime writer Clark Howard and remains the
> definitive book on the murders. Using court records, police reports,
> witnesses and interviews with the killers themselves, Howard was able
> to piece together the horrid details of the murders and the
> unrelenting hatred that inspired the killers.
>
> The majority of the attacks were carried out by five members of a
> group within Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam called the "Death
> Angels." Jesse Lee Cooks, J.C. Simon, Larry Green, Manuel Moore and
> Anthony Harris were part of this group which believed that whites were
> created 3,000 years ago by a black mad scientist named Yacub who
> wanted a race of inferiors to rule over. Death Angels believed they
> could earn "points" towards going to heaven when they died if they
> killed whites. For them, whites were not human beings but "grafted
> snakes," "blue-eyed devils" and "white motherf-----s."
>
> Howard describes the vicious and cowardly nature of the attacks, which
> were made at gunpoint and mostly carried out against women and weak or
> old men who could not fight back. The first victims in San Francisco
> were a couple named Richard and Quita Hague. The Hagues were out for
> an after dinner walk when they were abducted at gunpoint and forced
> into a van. They were bound and Richard was beaten over the head with
> a lug wrench and knocked unconscious. Quita was sexually molested and
> hacked with a machete. While begging for her life she was decapitated.
> Before leaving, the attackers hacked at the face of the still
> unconscious man. Miraculously, he survived and was able to give
> valuable information to the police.
>
> Brutality and a lack of remorse on the part of the criminals mark the
> attacks. Vincent Wollin was shot in the back and killed on his 69th
> birthday. Mildred Hosler, an obese, older woman was shot while
> frantically trying to get away from her younger, faster attacker.
> Ilario Bertucci, a 135-pound, 81-year-old man, was killed while
> walking home from work. Marietta DiGirolamo, a 5'1" white woman was
> shot and killed on her way to a neighborhood bar. In none of these
> cases did the victims do anything to provoke the murderers. They
> simply had white skin and were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
>
> There were even some high profile victims. Art Agnos, who would later
> go on to become mayor of San Francisco, was shot and almost killed by
> the Death Angels. A member of the California Commission on Aging,
> Agnos was attending a community meeting in a black neighborhood to
> discuss building a government funded health clinic in the area. In the
> same neighborhood the killers were hunting for whites. As the meeting
> let out, Agnos stopped to talk with two women. One of the killers came
> up behind him and shot him twice in the back. The bullets ripped apart
> his lungs, spleen and kidneys. Bystanders called an ambulance and
> Agnos barely survived.
>
> Lou Calabro was a street patrol sergeant with the San Francisco Police
> Department at the time and notes that as the murders added up, the
> SFPD came under increasing pressure to stop the killings:
>
> "In what was known as Operation Zebra, more police were put on the
> street and security checks were beefed up. Despite the increased
> police presence, the attacks did not stop. They would often happen
> when we were on full alert. Some officers suspected a black cop who
> was a member of `Officers for Justice,' a black police officers
> association formed to get more promotions for themselves, was tipping
> off the killers, though this was never proven. We were very frustrated
> at not being able to stop the killings."
>
> The increased police presence had the effect of angering the black
> community. Twenty years before the Los Angeles riots and O.J. Simpson
> trial, blacks were already making statements to the press that showed
> a stunning lack of remorse for what was happening to their white
> neighbors. Howard quotes from interviews conducted by the San
> Francisco Examiner in 1974. Among the responses by blacks were, "I
> don't feel comfortable with all the police around. But then, I never
> have felt safe around them." A young housewife stated, "I'm really
> glad the police are concerned for a change. I just wonder if they
> would be as much concerned if it were black people getting killed." A
> black lawyer added, "I commend the police for their beefing up of the
> force, but I hope it's not just directed at blacks. I hope blacks
> aren't being harassed."
>
> Still other blacks blamed "unemployment" and "oppression" for the
> attacks. One man said, "the madness that drives black men to kill
> innocent people . . . involves a sickness that is as American as apple
> pie." Black Panther leader Bobby Seale declared, "every black man in
> the Bay area is in danger of losing his life." The Reverend Cecil
> Williams claimed that the entire black community was "under a police
> state that could erupt into a racial war." Howard observes, "although
> they were responding only to a question about Operation Zebra, it was
> curious that none of the blacks interviewed took the occasion to
> condemn the unknown street killers or express sympathy for the
> victims."
>
> Detectives Gus Coreris and John Fotinos were 13-year veterans of the
> Homicide Unit and led the investigation which eventually cracked the
> case. Though they both suspected the Black Muslims, it was hard to get
> any information on the possible suspects because of a ban on
> surveillance of religious institutions. Moreover, the closed
> atmosphere of the NOI made it hard to get spies into the organization.
>
> Coreris and Fotinos were able to link the murders because the killers
> were using the same weapon for each attack. They were also able to put
> together information and descriptions from those who survived such as
> Agnos and Hague. The case was solved when one of the members of the
> Death Angels came forward with information on the other killers. A
> total of eight black men with previous records were arrested. All were
> members of the Death Angels. Though this group committed most of the
> killings, they do not account for all of the criminals. Some are still
> free to this day.
>
> The Nation of Islam paid for the legal representation of every one of
> the killers except Cooks, who immediately admitted to his murders. The
> Death Angels are still in prison but are up for parole in 2002. The
> European American Issues Forum (EAIF), headed by Calabro, has pledged
> to attend the parole hearings and work to insure that the killers
> spend the rest of their lives in jail. In addition, on October 19 of
> this year, the EAIF will hold its fifth annual Zebra Victims Memorial
> Service on the steps of San Francisco City Hall. As with the previous
> five ceremonies, government and community leaders such as Mayor Willie
> Brown and the leader of the local NAACP will be invited to attend.
> They have declined to attend any of the ceremonies so far and are not
> likely to show up this year. Indeed, the lack of publicity and
> recognition of these racially motivated hate crimes is consistent with
> the efforts of government agencies, civil rights groups and the media
> to portray European-Americans as the only perpetrators of hate crimes.
>
> This same type of black-on-white serial murder occurred in the Miami
> area in the early 1990's. The racist cult of Yahweh-ben-Yahweh began
> systematically killing whites in the same manor as the Death Angels.
> Whites were again described as subhuman "devils" by the cult leaders
> who urged their black followers to murder random whites. In what was
> strictly local news, seven whites were ritually slaughtered before the
> cult was stopped. The leaders of Yahweh-ben-Yahweh are also up for
> parole in 2002.
>
> It has been almost 30 years since the Zebra Killings and, with the
> exception of Clark Howard's book, little has been written about the
> murders. That is why they have disappeared from the public
> consciousness. At least one filmmaker who tried to get funding for a
> documentary on the killings has said that producers will not touch it,
> as it involves the taboo of black-on-white racism. Needless to say,
> there is no such taboo on discussing white-on-black racism. But a
> society that memorializes Emmett Till, Medgar Evers and James Byrd
> should also make room for the victims of the Zebra Killings. Justice
> demands it.
>
> Paleoconservative James P. Lubinskas has written for Chronicles, The
> AIM Report, American Renaissance, The Social Contract, VDARE, The
> Nationalist Times, American Patrol and other journals.
>
> Please see www.eaif.org for more information on the Zebra Killings
> Memorial Service.
>
> *Zebra, by Clark Howard, is currently out of print. Used copies can
> still be purchased on Amazon.com

The media always downplays crime if negroes are involved.

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